News and trends in the geosciences for March 2000:
Fossil faux pas
ossil having the body of a bird and tail of a dinosaur is a hoax.
Humans: One big family
opulation-isolation event led to the sudden change in
body and brain size.
Seismology gives more history to cratonic roots
Seismic experiments combined with geochemical and petrological studies provide insight into Kaapvaal craton formation.
Potential energy on the hill
Methane hydrates: potential energy or potential disaster?
A truce on global warming
Researchers recognize common ground in debate about climate change.
Brief notes about ongoing research in the geosciences